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Old Market (Omaha, Nebraska)

Old Market Historic District
The intersection of Howard and 11th Streets in the heart of the Old Market.
Location Omaha, NE
Coordinates
Architect Multiple
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 79001441[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP March 23, 1979
Designated OMAL January 22, 1985[2]

The Old Market is a neighborhood located in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, United States, and is bordered by South 10th Street to the east, 13th Street to the west, Farnam Street to the north and Jackson Street to the South. The neighborhood has many restaurants, art galleries and upscale shopping. The area retains its brick paved streets from the turn of the century, horse-drawn carriages, and covered sidewalks in some areas. It is not uncommon to see a variety of street performers, artists, and other vendors.

Contents

  • Historic designation 1
  • Redevelopment 2
  • Image gallery 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Historic designation

The area is designated on the National Register of Historic Places as a historic district, and borders the former site of the Jobbers Canyon Historic District, as well as the still-existent Omaha Rail and Commerce Historic District and the Warehouses in Omaha MPS. There is a walking tour of historic buildings available from the Omaha Chamber of Commerce. There are also several specifically noted historic buildings within the district.

Built to sell groceries wholesale and retail to the city of Omaha and beyond, the Old Market district was preceded by the

  • Official website for the Old Market in Omaha
  • The Omaha Old Market Online
  • The Omaha Old Market Online

External links

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places.  
  2. ^ "Omaha Landmarks". Omaha Landmarks Heritage Preservation Commission. Retrieved 2013-03-05. 
  3. ^ "Tax incentive program projects in Douglas County," Nebraska State Historical Society. Retrieved 1/17/08.

References

Businesses located along Howard street in the Old Market.
Many of the original warehouses in the Old Market have been converted into lofts, such as the buildings above.

Image gallery

ConAgra Foods relocated their headquarters to neighbor the Old Market in 1991, after a contentious battle with local advocates after the City of Omaha demolished the Jobbers Canyon Historic District.

Redevelopment

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